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Lignofood is the acronym for the European Project "Ingredients for Food and Beverage industry from a lignocellulosic source". The main objective of the project is to offer a competitive solution to the participating SMEs by developing a biotechnological process of production of healthy ingredients from natural resources, in this case lignocellulose from hemp shives. These healthy ingredient include xylo-oligosaccharides (XOS) and xylitol.

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) managed by REA-Research Executive Agency http://ec.europa.eu/research/rea under grant agreement nº 606073.

My special interest: I am consultant for TNO on this project and take part in the project meetings.